CEDIA 2013 Integrated Home Finalist: Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

This home integration included two straightforward goals: an elegant entertainment system and functional automation that enhances the aesthetics of the home. Find a home technology professional near you.

Raising the Bar

In terms of controls, the client asked for a simple and family-friendly user interface, "with real-world functionality, and without bells and whistles."

Raising the Bar

The entertainment system includes seven HD video displays and 12 areas of multiroom audio all distributed using Crestron Digital Media and Audio Distribution. A single surround system is located in the recreation room.

Raising the Bar

The control system incorporates in-wall touch-screen controls, wireless hand-held remote controls and integration of a tablet application. For aesthetic reasons, special care was taken in choosing the different finishes and textures for lighting keypads throughout the home.